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Checking for Viruses with Avast free Anti-Virus

Avast is a free virus scanner. It will ask you to buy ‘extra security’ or a VPN but this isn’t obligatory and isn’t necessary. Although we still don’t have any actual viruses on the Mac there is the occasional nasty out there and you might also have PC viruses in files that you can inadvertently send to a Windows user… It …

Mr Macintosh Update April 11

Hello There Macintosh User! If you are getting this email you have sometime been a client of mine — Thank you for your past custom! Please note, there will be no March version of this Update because I will be freezing in the UK… 1. iPhone/iPad: Several apps are being made principally for sharing in social situations: RockeTalk is a …

Mr Macintosh Update February 11

Hello There Macintosh User! If you are getting this email you have sometime been a client of mine — Thank you for your past custom! Please note, there will be no March version of this Update because I will be freezing in the UK… 1. iPhone/iPad: The Daily is free for 2 weeks on your iPad then $1.19 per week. …

Mr Macintosh Update December 10

 Ho, Ho, Ho, There Macintosh User! If you are getting this email you have sometime been a client of mine — thank you for your past custom! Have a Very Happy Christmas and a Productive New Year! 1. Is This The First Cyberwar?: The Wikileaks documents that have been leaked, amounting to about 250,000 are causing all sorts of embarrassment …

Mr Macintosh Update January 11

Hello There Macintosh User! If you are getting this email you have sometime been a client of mine — Thank you for your past custom! 1. iPhone/iPad: Skype now has video calling. Free. Word Lens translates from Spanish to English and vice versa when snap a picture of the words you need translated and giving you a text translation of …

The Attack Is On!

Its been ages since I posted on my site: apologies for the slackness. And it’s not for want of things to comment on, rather a lack of time… The writers of malware, spyware and viruses are trying to tap into the ever growing Mac user community with mixed results. Still no viruses or spyware at the time of writing, so …